A Year for Human Rights in China

A Year for Human Rights in China

by Desmond Tutu and Chen Guangcheng The world is approaching the 25th anniversary of China’s crackdown in Tiananmen Square in 1989, when the Chinese military opened  fire, killing thousands of students and other peaceful demonstrators. Today there are calls from...
ElBaradei Joins Ad Board for Human Rights Campaign

ElBaradei Joins Ad Board for Human Rights Campaign

Mohamed ElBaradei, former head of the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency, and a former Presidential candidate in Egypt, has joined the Advisory Board for TheCommunity.com’s campaign to raise awareness of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. ElBaradei, a...
Rohingya: Myanmar’s Proving Ground

Rohingya: Myanmar’s Proving Ground

by Muhammad Yunus and José Ramos-Horta One of the fundamental challenges of a democracy is how to ensure the voice of the majority does not trample the essential rights of the minority. In the founding of the United States this was addressed by the Bill of Rights,...
Celebs Come Out to End Slavery

Celebs Come Out to End Slavery

Nobel Peace Prize winning UN agency the International Labour Organization has launched an awareness raising campaign to end slavery, supported by Hollywood celebrities. Produced by the Abaunza Group and spearheaded with a video by Jada Pinkett Smith, the campaign...
Desmond Tutu to the Dalai Lama: We stand with you

Desmond Tutu to the Dalai Lama: We stand with you

Stand with us in support of His Holiness the Dalai Lama by adding your name below. The letter will be released to the international media and delivered to the Chinese leadership. We the undersigned Nobel Peace Prize laureates, human rights leaders and concerned...
Who signed the Desmond Tutu letter

Who signed the Desmond Tutu letter

The letter from Desmond Tutu to the Dalai Lama was originally published for signature in 2010. After we reached 10,000 signatures, the letter was closed and delivered. We re-opened the letter recently at the request of our viewers, who wanted to be able to add their...
Ramos-Horta: Advice for Syrian Rebels

Ramos-Horta: Advice for Syrian Rebels

Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chairman of TheCommunity.com’s Advisory Board, President José Ramos-Horta offers his perspective to Syria’s freedom fighters. Just four decades ago, at the height of the Cold War, Timor-Leste (known to many as East Timor) was nearly...
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